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Food Technologist in Gloucestershire
This role would be providing technical inputs into our work on emerging processing technologies, most notably, preservation technologies such as high-pressure processing, cold plasma, Ultraviolet light, ultrasound and microwave processing.
The candidate would be joining an experienced team that can offer appropriate training and support in this exciting technical field and other areas of activities within the directorate. We are looking for a practical candidate that is comfortable with hands-on experimental work. We are also looking for someone that is flexible and is willing to support the broader activities of the business where required. In practice this may mean that the candidate could spend some of their time working in the other areas of the group and beyond where workflows require it. This also adds to the rich career experience that we aim to give our employees.
Degree in Food Technology, Chemical Engineering or related discipline.
Basic knowledge of food manufacturing and unit operations across the food sector is desirable.
Basic knowledge of new food processing technologies is desirable but not essential.
Good verbal and communication skills to form good client relationship.
Effective time management skills relating to effective delivery and business practices.
Full UK/EU driving licence and be eligible to work and travel freely within the EU.
Good technical abilities, comfortable with practical work but also data analysis and interpretation.
Comfortable working with pilot scale processing equipment and analytical equipment (with appropriate training)